Skip to main content

Down the Gasoline Trail


Published 1935


Producer's synopsis: "Real photography and cartoon animation tell what happens to a drop of gasoline from the time it is put into the gasoline tank of a Chevrolet to the time it brings to life all the power of the Valve-In-Head engine."

06:13:07:10 06:13:13:08 "CU disembodied hand of man putting gas pump into tank of 1930s Chevrolet / year 1936 indicated on license plate / ""gasoline, liquid power…"" AUDIO"
06:13:13:10 06:13:15:29 CU car dashboard instrument indicating fuel tank on empty
06:13:18:08 06:13:21:19 LA CU running gas pump showing increasing gallons pumped + cost of sale
06:13:35:12 06:13:54:06 ANIMATION / CU drops of gasoline dripping from hose into fuel tank / drop metamorphoses into droplet character who dives into the car's gas tank
06:13:55:22 06:14:15:25 "ANIMATION / gasoline in gas tank / droplet character reading sign ""To Gas Line"" + diving in gasoline "
06:14:16:20 06:14:26:02 "ANIMATION / LS TS droplet character swimming in the ""Gas Line"" pipe"
06:14:40:17 06:14:45:24 ANIMATION / LS droplet character swimming in car's gas pipe / droplet diving in + out of water / shaking its buttocks mid-air
06:15:09:10 06:15:15:25 "ANIMATION / VS POV moving down stream through gas line passing by sign for ""Curve"" + ""To Fuel Pump"""
06:16:25:20 06:16:50:15 ANIMATION / LS droplet character trying to swim through screen / ZI droplet struggling stuck in screen / slipping through + floating away smiling looking relieved
06:17:08:00 06:17:14:17 "ANIMATION / gas flowing through pipe past sign ""To Carburetor"" / ZI down pipe"


Producer Handy (Jam) Organization
Sponsor Chevrolet Division, General Motors Corporation
Audio/Visual sound, color

Reviews

There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review.
PEOPLE ALSO FOUND
Prelinger Archives
by Unknown
0
0
0
Prelinger Archives
by Unknown
0
0
0
Prelinger Archives
by Hooper (R.B.), Sonochrome Pictures
350
0
1
( 1 reviews )
( 1 reviews )
Prelinger Archives
by Spielvogel (Bert)
160
0
0
Prelinger Archives
by Kinogram
397
0
1
( 1 reviews )